Antonio Villaraigosa

Korean American and African American Leaders hold 4/29 Unity Event

Commemoration recognized 25th anniversary of 1992 L.A. Civil Unrest First AME Church of Los Angeles (FAME) and the Korean American Federation of Los Angeles (KAFLA) co-sponsored a 4/29 Unity Event on April 29 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the city’s 1992 civil unrest. The program, held at FAME’s Allen House Gardens, featured unifying remarks from L.A.’s Black and Korean leaders that illustrated the vastly improved relationship between the African American and Korean American communities. Over the years, many people had cited the conflict amongst the two ethnicities as a contributing factor leading to the uprising. FAME Pastor J. Edgar Boyd

Curtis Owens Passes Away

Curtis Owens was inducted into the Central State University Achievement Hall of Fame and was the executive senior adviser to former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.